Fusion Follows the Edge of a Line FP10a

Fusion can be taught to follow the edge of a line by using Fusion’s Optical Distance Sensor. 

Fusion robot follows the edge of a line
Fusion robot follows the edge of a line

The Optical Distance Sensor should be mounted on the front plate in the position shown below.

Fusion Robot Optical Distance Sensor mounted for SUMO and "Line Edge Following".
Fusion Robot Optical Distance Sensor mounted for SUMO and Line Edge Following.

In a previous Fusion Blockly tutorial (see here), we demonstrated a Blockly “EdgeFollow” program that taught Fusion to follow the edge of a line. In the video tutorial below, we start with a similar program, and look at how Fusion converts this Blockly code into a Python program that Fusion uses to follow the edge of curved and straight lines. Click to watch…